The Impact of Floods on the Structure and Functional Processes of Floodplain Ecosystems

@article{Tarouca2019TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Floods on the Structure and Functional Processes of Floodplain Ecosystems},
  author={Silva Tarouca},
  journal={Journal of Soil and Plant Biology},
  year={2019}
}
  • Silva Tarouca
  • Published 2019
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Soil and Plant Biology
Floodplains are among the most endangered ecosystems in the modern landscape. Due to changes in land-use and river regulations, about 10 % of their global original area has left. The increasing magnitude and frequency of river flash floods caused by global climatic changes represent a further and significant disturbance factor that affects the remaining riverine ecosystems. However, floodplains play important beneficial socio-economic and ecological functions in the landscape and they deserve… 

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